November 30, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH- The 2010-11 Utah ski and snowboard season got off to a sprinting start with over 96 inches of snow falling in the month of, what shall now be called, SNOWVEMBER. The past month’s snow has brought Utah’s season snow total to 138 inches with base depths as high as 67 inches.
National Weather Service Hydrologist Brian McInerney reports that as of November 29, 2010 watersheds from Little Cottonwood Canyon north to City Creek Canyon are an average of 133 percent of normal and the Snowbird watershed is 191 percent of normal (graph attached). McInerney also noted, “When we start early, we tend to get better all year long.”
In addition to incredible conditions, Utah ski resorts are offering a plethora of deals through Ski Utah’s White Sale including:
-Park City Lodging, Inc.- Receive 15 percent off your ski vacation at Deer Valley, Park City or Canyons when you book with Park City Lodging, Inc. by December 5, 2010. No blackout dates. Minimum nights do apply and other restrictions may also apply.
- Park City Marriott Snow Dance Celebration rates starting at $169- Book a weekday stay by December 24, 2010 and receive a rate of $169. Certain restrictions apply. Offer good for Sunday-Wednesday night stays only. Rate is per night and does not include tax. Valid for stays December 1, 2010- April 10, 2011.
-Snowbasin/Powder Mountain Package at Lakeside Resort Properties - $140 per person per night. Includes complimentary shuttle to Snowbasin and Powder Mountain, lift tickets, private hot tubs and much more.
-Snowbird Early Bird Stay and Ski Package from $99*- Package includes a minimum of three nights lodging and a three-day Snowbird only Tram and Chair pass per adult. Additional nights and lift passes can be purchased. *Price is per night, per adult based on two staying on the package. Children 12 and under ski free for every night of stay (kids 7 - 12 will get a voucher at check in). Valid Now through December 22, 2010. Rates will vary based on accommodations and dates selected.
For more information on these deals or to view a complete list of White Sale offers visit: http://www.skiutah.com/whitesale/.
For media information, contact Ski Utah Director of Communications Jessica Kunzer at 801.433.2016 or by email at email@example.com.
Images available include:
-Deep Powder at Powder Mountain on November 29, 2010 (Photo Courtesy Denny Montgomery)
-Snowbird Watershed Chart
-Snowbird Tram Deck November 29, 2010
-Happy Snow Enthusiasts at Park City Mountain Resort’s Opening Day November 20, 2010
-Skier Enjoying Bluebird Skies at Solitude Mountain Resort on November 29, 2010